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After $7.6 Billion, U.S. Drug War In Afghanistan A Stunning Failure

By McCarton Ackerman

A new report shows that Afghan farmers produced a record amount of opium last year. MORE  

Drug Addiction Continues Unabated Among Afghan Citizens

By Paul Gaita

Even though Afghanistan has long been a leading supplier of the world's heroin, the embattled country hasn't been rife with addiction until the last ten years. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 1, 2013

By The Fix staff

Heroin use rises among Afghan youth, task force debates how to tax weed in Colorado, and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. hit with 900k fine for pot. MORE  

Video: Wasted Security Men Jeopardize US-Afghan Relations

By May Wilkerson

A US security firm is sued over claims that repeated drunkenness threatened the safety of Americans in Afghanistan. MORE  

Will We Pay Our Debt to Our Vets?

By Katie Drummond

Soldiers are coming home from our two wars with a staggering rate of invisible brain injuries—and the addictions that go with them. With treatment estimated to cost $1 trillion, will America really really meet their dire needs? MORE  

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